Hermes 900 HFE drone crashes in Israel

On Wednesday, 5 August, a Hermes 900 HFE drone intended for the Swiss Armed Forces crashed in the desert over Israeli territory during a test flight. The cause of the accident is as yet unknown and is the subject of ongoing investigations.

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Graduate Internship at armasuisse

This month, we would like to provide you with some information on the topic of a “Graduate Internship at armasuisse Resources + Support”. Over the next three weeks, various interviews will be published which will give you an insight into two internships and a selection procedure.

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ARCHE 2020 – Swiss robotics for the disaster relief of the future

In today’s world, technologies are evolving constantly and rapidly. This also applies for the area of disaster relief, where robotics is to be used more and more to support humans. Within armasuisse S+T, the suitability of robot use can be evaluated and more learned about users’ needs with ARCHE.

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Measurement of acoustic stress of vehicle occupants with vehicle blasting

Armoured vehicles must guarantee that passengers are protected in the event of blasting. This also applies for hearing. As a high level of sound pressure can occur in the interior of a vehicle, a check is performed to ensure that this does not exceed a defined limit value.

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Procurement

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The competence sectors «Command & Control and Reconnaissance Systems», «Land Systems», «Aeronautical Systems» and «Purchasing and Cooperations» are responsible for procurement on behalf of the Swiss Armed Forces, the Confederation and other customers.

armasuisse Real Estate

armasuisse Real Estate

The competence sector for real estate within the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) is responsible for the overall management of buildings and facilities belonging to the DDPS. - Pages available in german, french and italian.

armasuisse Science and Technology S+T

armasuisse Science and Technology S+T

S + T is the technology center of the VBS. The tasks include Technology Management at and independent expertises and tests.

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National Armaments Director’s page

National Armaments Director’s page

The National Armaments Director is responsible for the development, evaluation, procurement and disposal of systems and equipment of the Armed Forces and other customers.

An additional area of responsibility concerns planning and procurement for the Federal Department for Defence, Civil Protection and Sports (DDPS).